The GL-Class is offered with three different engine choices: a 215-hp 3.0-liter diesel V-6 in the GL320 CDI, a 335-hp 4.6-liter V-8 in the GL450 and a 382-hp 5.5-liter V-8 in the GL550. All engines are bolted to a 7-speed automatic transmission and full-time four-wheel drive system. Standard safety features include antilock brakes w/Brake Assist,... Read more »
With apologies to BMW, think of the Mercedes-Benz GL550 as the ultimate SUV driving machine. The initial G is a reference to the iconic G-Wagen introduced in the '70s for use in the toughest of road conditions like the Sahara Desert and the Arctic Circle. But the GL550 is the largest and most luxurious in the Benz lineup of all-road vehicles offering a superb balance of power and handling, a supremely comfortable dynamic ride, and an interior that rivals the S-Class for all seven passengers.